Definition of Lignitic

1. a. Containing lignite; resembling, or of the nature of, lignite; as, lignitic clay.



Definition of Lignitic

1. Adjective. Containing or resembling lignite. ¹

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Definition of Lignitic

1. lignite [adj] - See also: lignite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lignitic

lignifies
ligniform
lignify
lignifying
lignin
lignin-forming peroxidase
lignin peroxidase
ligninase
ligninases
ligninolytic
lignins
ligniperdous
lignireose
lignite
lignites
lignitic (current term)
lignitiferous
lignivorous
lignocaine
lignocellulose
lignocelluloses
lignocellulosic
lignoceric
lignoceric acid
lignoceroyl-CoA ligase
lignoceroyl-CoA oxidase
lignone
lignones
lignophagia
lignosae

Literary usage of Lignitic

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1. Annual Report of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the by Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.), United States General Land Office, United States Dept. of the Interior (1876)
"If even the fossil flora of the great lignitic of the West had been widely studied, it could not afford any reliable evidence, on account of the ..."

2. Special Report by Geological Survey of Alabama, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery (1894)
"(1) THE lignitic. This is the most massive of the sub-divisions of the Tertiary, having a thickness which can hardly be less than 900 feet. ..."

3. Geology and Agriculture by Louisiana Geological Survey (1902)
"I am inclined to believe the lower Claiborne beds are rather thin in this region and that here and there lignitic clays and sands come to the surface. ..."

4. Geology and Agriculture by Louisiana Geological Survey (1902)
"STRATIGRAPHY INTRODUCTION In Louisiana the lowest beds which have been recognized along the Sabine river are lignitic Eocene. The succession of formations ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1903)
"Argillaceous sandstone, white and glistening, with some mica, foliations of ferruginous material, dark streaks and specks of lignitic matter and concretions ..."

6. Report on the Geology of the Coastal Plain of Alabama by Geological Survey of Alabama, Eugene Allen Smith, Daniel W. Langdon, jr, Truman Heminway Aldrich, K. M. Cunningham (1894)
"(1) THE lignitic. This is the most massive of the sub-divisions of the Tertiary, having a thickness which can hardly be less than 900 ..."

7. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"It was regarded by them as a subdivision of the lignitic; it is made by Harris to include the Black Bluff and Matthews' Landing beds, and given coordinate ..."

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